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Snow Days 2013 | Navy Pier

Some artists use paint and a canvas to create beautiful art. Others use clay, charcoal, marble, or the film from a camera. Still others create spectacular pieces out of everyday found objects: spare change, automobile parts, seashells discovered on a beach. Here at the Pier we aim to introduce visitors to art in its many…

Chicago Flower & Garden Show | Navy Pier

Sometimes it feels like winter’s never going to end. We’re enchanted by it at first, but once January hits, we’re ready for spring to hurry up already. At the Pier, we love to celebrate all seasons, but there’s a part of us that longs for those warm days spent relaxing on the outdoor patios along…

Woody’s Winter Warm-Up | Harry Caray’s Tavern

You’ve probably heard that old saying, cold hands, warm heart. Well, at the Pier, you’ll find warm hands AND warm hearts, especially at the Wood Family Foundation’s second winter charity event at Harry Caray’s Tavern on January 18! In June 2011, former Chicago Cubs pitcher and 13-year MLB veteran, Kerry Wood, and his wife, Sarah,…

It’s the Last Weekend of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier!

It’s almost hard to believe, but we’ve come to the end of our 12th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America celebration! Today, Saturday, and Sunday are the last three days visitors will be able to enjoy all the rides, attractions, music, food, and fun at Winter WonderFest so if you…

Happy New Year from Navy Pier!

Happy (almost) New Year, Navy Pier fans! Who’s ready to welcome 2013? You can bet we are! We’ve had a marvelous 2012, but we’re always ready for the next big thing and 2013 already looks like it’s going to be a whole lot of fun! To send off the old year, the Pier’s hosting two…

Winter WonderFest Special Attractions | Navy Pier

If you haven’t heard (but we bet you have because it’s the talk of the town), Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America is back! Our grand winter celebration opened on November 30 and runs through January 6—that’s over five weeks of fun! As we like to say around here – ‘tis…

Snow Days Chicago at Navy Pier!

Everybody loves the summer! How can you not? Long days spent at the beach or the zoo (or best yet, our long boardwalk at the Pier!) and evenings spent grilling out and dining al fresco. But some folks find it hard to scrounge up the love for winter. Here in Chicago, we’re always going to…

NYE 2013 at the Restaurants of the Pier!

Some people love big New Year’s Eve parties with all the bells and whistles: an open bar, live music, a huge dance floor, and a dress code. Other people like a quiet evening at home with the TV tuned into the hubbub at Times Square. If you’re looking for something in the middle or for…

New Year’s Eve Cruises | Navy Pier

If you feel tired of the New Year’s Eve party circuit and won’t be content with just any old gathering this year, we suggest adding a completely new element to your evening: Lake Michigan! Hop aboard one of the Pier’s great cruise boats and spend your New Year’s Eve out on the water! Here are…

NYE 2013 Parties | Navy Pier

New Year’s Eve is but one special night a year and it’s never meant to be spent on the couch, especially in a city as exciting as Chicago! Looking for a fab party to send off 2012 and usher in 2013? Nobody throws a New Year’s Eve bash like Navy Pier! And because the Pier…